Mr. Lorenz began practicing energy law in 1977, representing various oil and gas companies in south, central and west Texas. In 1982, he expanded his practice to include electric utility/administrative law, and within two years began concentrating his efforts in that area, developing a specialization that continues to this day.

Mr. Lorenz is married to Katherine Lorenz. They have two children.

Education: The University of Texas (B.B.A, 1974, with highest honors; J.D., 1977, with honors).

Admitted to Bar: Texas, 1977.

Practice Areas: Utilities Law; Administrative Law; Real Estate; Banking Law.

Prior Professional Experience: Kleberg, Mobley, Lockett and Weil of Corpus Christi (Associate, 1977-1982; Partner/Owner, 1982-1989); Redford, Wray and Woolsey, P.C., of Corpus Christi and Austin (1989-1994), specializing in electric utility/administrative law; Broyles & Pratt, P.C., of Corpus Christi and Austin (1994-1999), specializing in electric utility/administrative law; Kleberg Law Firm (1999-2003), specializing in electric utility/administrative law, real estate and banking.

Professional Activities: Corpus Christi Bar Association; American Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Travis County Bar Association; Texas State Bar Association (Sections: Public Utility Law; Administrative and Public Law; Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law; Business Law).

No designation has been made by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for a Certificate of Special Competence in this area.